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Software Engineer – Contract / Freelance – South UK

Location: Brighton Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 5 years ago

Microsoft Hove

Do you want to join a pioneering engineering team, working with some of the best talent in the industry?

Our client is looking for an experienced Software Engineer, to join an already stellar team, to continuously improve the way games are made. This role will help drive improved development practice across the studio, define and develop the test framework and identify and write automation. Focused not just on the quality of the game itself but also the infrastructure that supports it.

If you are someone that relishes a challenge and enjoys being at the cutting edge of technology and engineering practice this is the role for you.


You will be responsible for:

Partnering and collaborating directly with the studio to enable building quality in (code authoring and test execution)

Introducing and promoting automation best practices across the Engineering function

Executing non-functional testing, including security, performance and load testing

Develop and maintain robust, scalable, reusable, data driven automated test scripts across test and production applications


Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with developers and quality staff to define the framework for automation needs
  • Improve and safeguard software and services quality by writing, running, analysing, and automating unit and functional tests
  • Defining and writing end-to-end automation tests
  • Performing code and test reviews


You will work with:

The development team (engineers, production, content creators, BI, community management, etc.)

The onsite quality team

Studios Quality team

Remote publishing team


Experience, Knowledge and Skills Required include:

Proven experience in a similar role, building and maintaining robust, efficient and reusable test/automation infrastructure

Ability to understand software internals and debug code

Proficient in C++ and C#

Experience with Unreal engine


Great day rates available depending on experience. Must be available to work onsite. Get in touch for further information.

Tagged as: Test Engineer

Tags: Test Engineer Categories: Programming , Technical


Max Hurd

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